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Star Trek: Lower Decks is a forthcoming half-hour animated Star Trek series. The first original animated series commissioned by CBS All Access, as well as the first produced by the new CBS animation arm, CBS Eye Animation Productions, Lower Decks was announced in October 2018, with All Access committing to a two-season order. [2]

Created by Mike McMahan, the series will form part of Alex Kurtzman's five-year deal with CBS to expand the Star Trek franchise, and will reportedly focus on "the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships." [3]

The show will take place aboard the California-class USS Cerritos on the "lower decks". [4] The show's time period is described as the The Next Generation era, more specifically 2380, after Star Trek Nemesis. [5][6]

A full-length trailer was released 12 July 2020. [7]

John Van Citters has chosen "LDS" as the series' official abbreviation, while also alluding to it being a reference to Kirk's line about LSD in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. [8] This is consistent with the three letter abbreviations for other series, though no "official" abbreviations have been given for Star Trek: Short Treks, The Ready Room, or After Trek. MA will use the abbreviation "LD" for Lower Decks to remain consistent with using the first letter in titles with more than one word after Star Trek.

Main cast

LD cast

The ensigns of Lower Decks

LD upper decks officers

The command crew of the USS Cerritos

Recurring characters

Episode list

Season 1

LD Season 1, 10 episodes:

Title Episode Prodno. Stardate Original Airdate
Second Contact 1x01 LD-1001 Unknown 2020-08-06
Envoys 1x02 LD-1002 Unknown 2020-08-13
Temporal Edict 1x03 LD-1003 Unknown 2020-08-20
Moist Vessel 1x04 LD-1004 Unknown 2020-08-27
Episode 5 1x05 LD-1005 Unknown 2020-09-03
Episode 6 1x06 LD-1006 Unknown 2020-09-10
Episode 7 1x07 LD-1007 Unknown 2020-09-17
Episode 8 1x08 LD-1008 Unknown 2020-09-24
Episode 9 1x09 LD-1009 Unknown 2020-10-01
Episode 10 1x10 LD-1010 Unknown 2020-10-08


Production companies




In June 2019, Eaglemoss Collections' project manager Ben Robinson indicated that the company will manufacture starship miniatures from this series. [18]

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